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Akira, The Linux Design Tool

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Alessandro Castellani

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UX/UI Design application for Linux
Backers: 616
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40 CAD

Funded: $24,668 CAD of $65,000 CAD
Dates: Jan 16th -> Mar 4th (47 days)
Project By: Alessandro Castellani
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Latest News

We got social!

March 2nd - via:
Stalk us on the net! While the team is hard at work coding Akira and organizing the repositories to allow better contributions from the community, we decided to stop being shy and put ourselves out there. Now you can follow the Akira project on... (Read More)

What if the Campaign FAILS?

February 23rd - via:
With only 8 days left till the end of the campaign, and 33% of it funded, it's kinda obvious that this campaign will not reach its goal. But hey, don't worry, we were ready for this since day one. Funding a Linux application is hard. Funding a Linux... (Read More)

Akira on the Ask Noah Show

February 19th - via:
This was a super quick and fun interview I had the pleasure to do on the Ask Noah Radio Show. You're probably tired of hearing all these interviews where I almost repeat the same things, but don't worry, way more... (Read More)

Akira on the Advance Tech Podcast

February 13th - via:
Hello amazing Open Source believers. Just a quick message to share some updates and exciting news. Podcast Interview While the team is busy prototyping a kick-ass canvas library to bake into Akira, Alessandro was a guest in the Advance Tech Podcast.... (Read More)

Akira around the world

February 7th - via:
Akira is getting a lot of attention around the world! 400 amazing people who believe in Open Source and want better tools on Linux already joined the campaign, and more people are coming thanks to some outstanding coverage we're getting from various... (Read More)

Akira Teaser Trailer

February 2nd - via:
Are you wondering how Akira will actually look like? How it will work, react, and behave? Here's a teaser trailer of what you can expect from our first awesome release.  (Read More)

20% and 326 awesome people

February 1st - via:
Akira reached 20% of the funding. Some may say is not enough and the project will fail. I say, 20% in the first 10 days is pretty spectacular and we still have a month to go! Many amazing things are coming out this weekend. We're getting close to... (Read More)

Akira on Libre Graphics World

January 29th - via:
This week, I got the pleasure of getting interviewed on the Libre Graphics World blog. The questions were really direct and I loved the in-depth analysis of the author trying to understand the project and list its pros and cons. If you want to learn... (Read More)

The Linux Experiment - Akira video review

January 26th - via:
Nick from The Linux Experiment did a video review of the campaign and a quick walk through of Akira. I find this video really important as it lists all the fundamental reasons why we need an app like Akira available for Linux.  (Read More)

Akira on the Ubuntu Blog

January 25th - via:
While the whole team is busy working on some Canvas prototype and a final Header Bar style, Akira keeps bumping in the news with much needed love from some really amazing people. The Ubuntu blog featured a detailed walk-through on how to build a Snap... (Read More)

Akira on Linux UNPLUGGED

January 23rd - via:
Hey awesome Linux supporters, how's your day going? Right now, we're a little over 10% with our campaign, and while we're preparing assets and visual prototypes to showcase Akira and set up a strict development roadmap, we're also super busy trying... (Read More)

Day 1, what a start!

January 18th - via:
A somehow promising and bumpy beginning The first day of the fundraising campaign is over, and we're already a little over 4%, which it doesn't seem much, but it's actually pretty incredible. The average response has been pretty positive and the... (Read More)

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